ACSK4001Portfolio (1) - Academic Skills

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Summer 18Academic SkillsPortfolio(module code: ACSK4001)Table of ContentsTaskPageWeekLOSECTION A: PORTFOLIO EVIDENCEPortfolio evidence 1: Evaluating sources & critically engaging withtexts32-31&2Portfolio evidence 2: Presenting & analysing data461&2Portfolio evidence 3: Presentation67-91Writing Task1 (Report or Essay)81-101Writing Task2 (Reflective Summary)99-103&41
Word count (+/- 10%):Section A:a minimum of 600 words for all 3 tasks in Section A.oPortfolio Evidence Task 1(at least 100 words)oPortfolio Evidence Task 2(at least 300 words)oPortfolio Evidence Task 3(at least 200 words)The word count for the tasks of Section A is “recommended”. This means that youcan write as many words as you like, provided that you meet the minimumnumber of words recommended in each task.Section B:oWriting Task 1 (900 words)oWriting Task 2 (300 words)The word count for Section B Tasks is compulsory (+/-10%).2
SECTION A: PORTFOLIO EVIDENCETask 1: Evaluating sources & critically engaging with texts(to be completed in week 3)(Word recommendation: at least 100 words)Choose 3 sources that you are planning to use as references in your report/essay. You can use texts from yourreading list or texts you have found yourselves or texts recommended by your lecturer. Evaluate those 3 sourcesby completing the following table.Make notes below.Text AText B ↓Text C ↓Resource type(e.g. book, journalet.c.)BooksJournalsOnlineCitation/referenceShapiro, E. S., 2014. Academic skills problems:Direct assessment and interventions. GuilfordPress.Diamond, A. and Lee, K., 2014. Interventionsshown to aid executive function developmentin children 4 to 12 years old.Science. 333. 6045.pp. 959-965.Kraus, N. and Chandrasekaran, B., 2015.Music training for the development ofauditory skills. Nature reviews neuroscience.11. 8.p. 599.Christian, K., Morrison, F.J.and Bryant, F.B., 2017.Predicting kindergartenacademic skills: Interactionsamong child care, maternaleducation, and family literacyenvironments.EarlyChildhood ResearchQuarterly. 13(3). pp.501-521.https://www.skillsyouneed.com/learn/study-skills.htmlAuthority(Who is the author?Is he/she qualifiedto speak on thistopic?)Shapiro, E. S, Diamond, A. and Lee, K.,Kraus, N. and Chandrasekaran, B.,Christian, K., Morrison, F.J.and Bryant, F.B.,www.skillsyouneed.comCurrency(Is the text up-to-date?)(2014,2014, 2015)(2017)(2016)Content(Is the contentrelevant to yourtopic?)Academic skills issues: Direct assessmentand intervention,Music training for the development ofauditory skillsPredicting kindergartenacademic skills: Interactionsamong child care, maternaleducation, and family literacyenvironments.EarlyChildhood ResearchQuarterlyKey points aboutstudy skills3
Accuracy(Are any facts &ideas supportedwith evidence?)Medium levelMedium levelTop levelAudience(Who is this textwritten for?)Out of 400 students in the classOut of 400 students in theclassOut of 400 studentsin the classFurther notes/commentsThe current model is highly beneficial formyself in order to examine my academicskills and knowledge as well as I can gaineffective knowledge and development in thecourse. The model will also assist me inidentifying my current strengths andweaknessesThe current model is highlysignificant for myself in orderto analyse my academic skillsand knowledge as well as Ican gain effective knowledgeand development in thecourse.The model willalso assist me inidentifying skillsneeded to getsuccess ineducation, careerand life.SECTION A: PORTFOLIO EVIDENCETask 2: Presenting & analysing data (to be completed in week 6)(Word recommendation: at least 300 words)Part I: Presenting dataCut and paste the graph you used in the tutorial here and give it a title. You can find it on the AcademicSkills page on GSM Learn. Remember to write a fullHarvard or OSCOLA referencefor it and add a title.Title:How the World sees the United KingdomGraph:4
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